Coastal geomorphology: an introduction / Eric Bird.:

By: Bird, E. C. F. (Eric Charles Frederick), 1930-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxi, 411 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780470517291 (cloth); 0470517298 (cloth); 9780470517307 (pbk.); 0470517301 (pbk.).Subject(s): COASTAL TOPOGRAPHY | GEOMORPHOLOGY | COASTAL ZONE | TIDES | AUSTRALIA | TIDAL CURRENTS | WAVES | TSUNAMIS | WATER LEVELS | WATER WAVES | PLEISTOCENE | EARTH MOVEMENTS | CLIFFS | COASTAL LANDFORMS | COASTAL MORPHOLOGY | DELTAS | REEFS | REEF FORMATION | LAGOONS | COASTAL LAGOONS | STRATIGRAPHY | ESTUARIES | SWAMPS | SEDIMENTS | SEDIMENT TRANSPORT | WEATHERING | WAVE REFRACTION | TECTONICS | LAKES | SAND DUNES | WATER CURRENTS | BARRIER REEFSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 551.351 COA
Contents:
Introduction -- Coastal processes -- Land and sea level changes -- Cliffs -- Shore platforms -- Beaches -- Beach erosion -- Spits, barriers and bars -- Coastal dunes -- Intertidal wetlands -- Estuaries and lagoons -- Deltas -- Coral and algal reefs -- Future coasts.
Review: "Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas subject to continuing changes." "This introductory textbook has been completely revised and updated, and is supplemented by a website which provides additional illustrations, global examples, case studies and more detailed and advanced information on topics referenced in the book, together with explanations of terminology annotated references and research material. This book will provide the reader with a coastal geomorphology information system that will enable them to follow up. particular topics in more detail if required." "This book will be a reference for undergraduate and graduate students taking relevant courses within physical geography, geology and other related earth and environmental science subjects."--BOOK JACKET.
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551.351 COA 1 Issued 03/08/2017 B02906

1st edition, 1964

Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-404) and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Coastal processes -- 3. Land and sea level changes -- 4. Cliffs -- 5. Shore platforms -- 6. Beaches -- 7. Beach erosion -- 8. Spits, barriers and bars -- 9. Coastal dunes -- 10. Intertidal wetlands -- 11. Estuaries and lagoons -- 12. Deltas -- 13. Coral and algal reefs -- 14. Future coasts.

"Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas subject to continuing changes." "This introductory textbook has been completely revised and updated, and is supplemented by a website which provides additional illustrations, global examples, case studies and more detailed and advanced information on topics referenced in the book, together with explanations of terminology annotated references and research material. This book will provide the reader with a coastal geomorphology information system that will enable them to follow up. particular topics in more detail if required." "This book will be a reference for undergraduate and graduate students taking relevant courses within physical geography, geology and other related earth and environmental science subjects."--BOOK JACKET.

GRETA POINT: 551.351 COA

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